The seismic work is in one of the oil company's most important producing areas, the Ku Maloob Zaap oil field and the light crude oil fields of the Bay of Campeche
in the Gulf of Mexico.
Pemex's main oil fields as well as Dos Bocas and Cayo Arcas are all located in the vicinity of the storm, in the shallow waters of the Bay of Campeche
. The Lazaro Cardenas refinery in Veracruz state is closest to the projected path of Ingrid.
Pemex's most productive oil fields as well as Dos Bocas and Cayo Arcas are all located in the vicinity of the storm, in the shallow waters of the Bay of Campeche
The Linea 5 Project will consist of approximately 77 km of 36" pipe to be installed offshore between the Plataforma Enlace Litoral and the Terminal Maritima de Dos Bocas in the Bay of Campeche
After Ixtoc, a group of biologists representing the United Nations Environmental Program went to the Bay of Campeche
to survey the impact of the spill.
The storm, which is expected eventually to pass through Mexico s main oil producing region in the Bay of Campeche
, packed maximum sustained winds of 90 miles (145 km) per hour.
The storm was expected to further weaken to a tropical depression before it enters Mexico's Bay of Campeche
on Monday night or early Tuesday, the US National Hurricane Center said.
Richard made landfall just south of Belize City, the capital, on Sunday and was expected to weaken to a tropical depression before entering Mexico's main oil producing region in the Bay of Campeche
by Tuesday, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
Karl appeared to have spared Mexican oil operations from major damage after sweeping through the Bay of Campeche
, where Mexico produces more than two-thirds of its 2.55 million barrels per day of crude output.
A trio of potentially dangerous storms swirled over the Atlantic Basin on Tuesday as Tropical Storm Karl formed in the Caribbean on a path that could take it over oil-production facilities in Mexico's Bay of Campeche
This made it the world's largest accidental release of oil, surpassing the 1979 Ixtoc well blowout in Mexico's Bay of Campeche
that gushed almost 3 mln barrels.
Global Industries has been awarded a project from Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), for pipeline work in Pemex s Ku-Maloob-Zapp field in the Bay of Campeche
"That Bay of Campeche
spill [Iztoc, 1979, 140 million gallons], unbelievably, came ashore at only a few locations.
Cantarell, situated in the Bay of Campeche
, defined the Mexican oil industry for years and Pemex relied on its heavy output.
When Dean arrives at the Bay of Campeche
, where the majority of Mexico's oil is extracted, it is not expected to cause much damage, RMS said.